History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

28 March, 2012

A Pet...

As if pet ocelots, lemurs, and lions weren't enough... more strange pets from the pages of LIFE.

A woman having tea at a cafe with her pet cheetah, Paris, 1963. Source


A man walks his pet dog and pet boar, France [caption says "US" but the signs are clearly in French], 1955. Source

A GI cuddling a pet wolf cub, Alaska, 1943. Source

A man eats breakfast with his pet chimpanzee, US, 1971. Source

A woman plays with her pet leopard, Florida, 1971. Source

A girl has tea with her pet dog and raccoon, Massachusetts, 1930. Source

A pet black leopard and his owner, Florida, 1971. Source

Actress June Havoc with her pet toucan, 1950. Source

A pet kangaroo hops down the stairs, NYC, 1959. Source

A man and his pet caiman Trudy, UK, 1963. Source

Trudy goes for a ride. Source

A woman plays with her pet margay, US, 1971. Source

An old circus artist with his pet monkey, Frankfurt, 1945. Source

A soldier walks his pet lion Fagen on the beach, US, 1951. Source

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